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Social media and a second referendum

Brexit and the surrounding issues are unsurprisingly sparking huge amounts of conversation on social media. Here, our Research & Insight Director, Andre van Loon and Senior Creative Technologist, Sam Cox, examine one aspect of this, in the first of a series of Brexit-focused posts. It’s been just over a month since the British Government first decided to delay a parliamentary vote on its Brexit deal (10 Dec). Since then, we’ve witnessed PM Theresa May travel to The Hague, Berlin and Brussels fo...
Tags: Politics, London, Social Media, Seo, Eu, Bbc, Theresa May, Northern Ireland, Belgium, Brussels, Labour Party, Brexit, Thought Leadership, Scotland Wales, Netherlands Germany, Social listening


NATPE: Blue Ant Locks Down International Deals For British ‘Prison’ Series

The sales arm of Blue Ant has closed a raft of programming deals with international channels as the NATPE market gets underway in Miami. Blue Ant International sealed multiple deals for “Prison,” the factual series about life inside a jail in Durham, England. Germany’s WELT, Belgium’s VRT, Norway’s TV2, and RTL in the Netherlands have […]
Tags: News, Global, Bravo, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Natpe, RTL, Blue Ant, Miami Blue Ant International, Durham England Germany


A Portrait of Rayes Lemmens

Introducing — my first signed painting of 2019 — a collage-painting portrait of my friend, Rayes Lemmens. I met Rayes last year, during my European adventure… And now… let’s jump into the painting process, and discover how this came to be. Kicking things off with a series of carefully curated headlines and images. Here comes …
Tags: Art, Europe, Painting, Belgium, Herman Van Rompuy, Prime Minister, Parliament, Contemporary Art, Painting Process, Collage Painting, Borbay, Nomadic, Portrait Commission, Antwerp, European Council, Rayes


De Bruyne describes mental challenge of injury-hit season

London (AFP) – Kevin De Bruyne has described how coming back from successive knee injuries was “mentally hard” but says he is happy with the way he is playing. The Belgium playmaker was pivotal to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Belgium, Kevin De Bruyne, Afp, De Bruyne


Chelsea striker tweets to kill transfer rumour

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has taken to social media to reject rumours he is on the verge of signing for Monaco. The Belgium international has... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Belgium, Monaco, Michy Batshuayi, Transfer News and Gossip


Axel Witsel winner keeps Dortmund six points clear at top

RB Leipzig Borussia Dortmund 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund narrowly beat RB Leipzig 1-0 courtesy of Axel Witsel's first half winner, to protect their six point lead over champions Bayern Munich at...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Bayern Munich, Belgium, Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund, Dortmund, German Bundesliga, Axel Witsel, Roman Burki, RB Leipzig, RB Leipzig Borussia Dortmund


Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far?

Countries around the world are making it easier to choose the time and manner of your death. But doctors in the world’s euthanasia capital are starting to worry about the consequencesBy Christopher de BellaigueLast year a Dutch doctor called Bert Keizer was summoned to the house of a man dying of lung cancer, in order to end his life. When Keizer and the nurse who was to assist him arrived, they found around 35 people gathered around the dying man’s bed. “They were drinking and guffawing and cry...
Tags: Europe, Law, Life and style, Society, World news, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Death and dying, Belgium, Assisted dying, Keizer, Christopher de BellaigueLast, Bert Keizer


LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United's Fellaini a loan target for Henry's Monaco

The ESPN FC crew examine Paul Pogba's improved performances at Manchester United with the departure of Jose Mourinho. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. TOP STORY: United's Fellaini to join Arsenal legend Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of footbal...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Manchester United, Liverpool, Marouane Fellaini, Tottenham, Arsenal, Transfers, Belgium, Mls, Jose Mourinho, Monaco, Espn, Barca, Psg


Transfer Talk: Manchester United's Fellaini a loan target for Henry and Monaco

The ESPN FC crew examine Paul Pogba's improved performances at Manchester United with the departure of Jose Mourinho. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. TOP STORY: United's Fellaini to join Arsenal legend Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of footbal...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Manchester United, Liverpool, Marouane Fellaini, Tottenham, Arsenal, Transfers, Belgium, Mls, Jose Mourinho, Monaco, Espn, Barca, Psg


AP Explains: Can Trump ground Pelosi's plane?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Belgium and Afghanistan just hours before the congressional delegation, known as a CODEL, was set to depart. The AP explains:
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Afghanistan, House, Belgium, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pelosi


Trump blocks Pelosi trip as tensions mount over government shutdown

In the meantime, the Trump administration continued to try to mitigate the shutdown's impact. The State Department said it would call its furloughed employees back to work next week for national security reasons. Pelosi had been scheduled to travel on a military aircraft as part of a congressional delegation to Belgium, where NATO is based, and Afghanistan to visit American troops stationed there.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Nato, Belgium, State Department, Trump, Pelosi


Trump blocks Pelosi trip as tensions mount over U.S. government shutdown

In the meantime, the Trump administration continued to try to mitigate the shutdown's impact. The State Department said it would call its furloughed employees back to work next week for national security reasons. Pelosi had been scheduled to travel on a military aircraft as part of a congressional delegation to Belgium, where NATO is based, and Afghanistan to visit American troops stationed there.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Nato, Belgium, State Department, Trump, Pelosi


LIGHT AND SHADOW. BarnBuiltBikes’ Svelte Honda VT600 Boardtracker

Written by Marlon Slack BarnBuiltBikes are a working man’s motorcycle shop. They repair and service every kind of marque imaginable. From scooters to classic motorcycles, the three-man team of Derek, Bart and Sven keep all sorts of oddities on the road in their native Belgium. But every few months they turn out a tidy little custom ride. Bikes like this, a Honda VT600 Shadow boardtracker. “The bike was owned by a customer who’d already had it a few years without really riding it,” explains...
Tags: Motorcycles, Belgium, Honda, Sven, Boardtracker, Motogadget, Bobber, Pipeburn, Shinko, Board Tracker, BAAK Motocyclettes, Sven Decoux, Barnbuilt Bikes, VT600, Marlon Slack BarnBuiltBikes, Derek Bart


Climate change: Belgium students skip school to demand action

Thousands of students skip school in Belgium to join a march demanding action on climate change.
Tags: News, Belgium


Spurs stars say goodbye to Mousa Dembele

Tottenham Hotspur players have been posting on social media to say goodbye to team-mate Mousa Dembele. The Belgium international, aged 31, is joining... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Tottenham, Belgium, Mousa Dembele


Video: Mousa Dembele’s goodbye interview with Spurs

Mousa Dembele has given a farewell interview to Tottenham Hotspur’s in-house media team ahead of his move to China. The Belgium international,... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: China, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Tottenham, Belgium, Mousa Dembele, Transfer News and Gossip, Football videos


Belgium: Say No To Article 13 and 11

L’Union européenne est sur le point de donner encore plus de pouvoir à une poignée d’entreprises géantes états-uniennes en technologie, en échange contre des accords temporaires de partage des bénéfices avec une poignée d’entreprises géantes européennes de divertissements. Cela entraînerait en contrepartie une censure de masse et affaiblirait encore plus la position de négociation des artistes professionnels européens. Plus de quatre mois sont passés depuis que les négociateurs parlementair...
Tags: Post, Copyfight, News, Eu, Belgium, EUCD, Google Et Facebook, Article 11, Article 13, Fixcopyright, Copyright Directive


Heart of Darkness Animated Feature Lands Three Lead Voice Actors

Heart of Darkness animated feature lands three lead voice actors Joseph Conrad’s 1899 novella famously served as the blueprint for Francis Ford Copolla’s 1979 Vietnam movie Apocalypse Now, and now it’s getting an animated adaptation all its own. According to The Hollywood Reporter actors Michael Sheen (Apostle, Masters of Sex), Matthew Rhys (The Americans) and Andrew Scott (Spectre, Sherlock) have all signed on to lend their voices to the project. PB = PB || ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Berlin, Belgium, Congo, Vietnam, Michael Sheen, Sheen, Scott, Conn, Kurtz, Andrew Scott, Mark Jenkins, Matthew Rhys, Marlow, Wales Ireland


Open letters to the people of Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland: save us all from mandatory internet censorship!

The EU plan to mandate censoring filters for online speech to catch copyright infringement could be finalised as early as next week, and our best hope for halting it is to get the national governments of key EU member states to reject the proposal at that "trilogue" committee meeting. In particular, it's important for netizens from Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland to contact their governments and urge them to block Articles 11 and 13 of the new Copyright Directive. These pro...
Tags: Post, Copyfight, News, Sweden, Germany, US, Eu, Poland, Belgium, Luxembourg, EUCD, Article 11, Article 13, Fixcopyright, Copyright Directive, US Big Tech


AP Interview: Europol ties together tennis match-fixer rings

PARIS (AP) — European police agency Europol says it has identified links between match-fixing gambling syndicates being unraveled in Spain and Belgium that are thought to have paid off dozens of players and corrupted lower-level tennis tournaments on a massive scale. Pedro Felicio, who heads Europol’s Economic and Property Crime unit, said there are “strong […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Ap, Paris, Belgium, Europol, Pedro Felicio, Europol s Economic and Property Crime


Thousands skip school again to go to Belgium climate protest

BRUSSELS (AP) — More than 10,000 students skipped school again in Belgium to join a march demanding better protections of the globe's fragile climate.Despite the rain and cold, the colorful protest march in Brussels was bigger than... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Belgium, Brussels


From FIFA to field hockey, Weil takes on new event challenge

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Launching a new global competition into a packed sports calendar, field hockey’s governing body hired the former top salesman at FIFA to oversee it. On Saturday, Thierry Weil will be in Valencia as the International Hockey Federation CEO to see Spain host top-ranked world champion Belgium in the first men’s game […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Fifa, Belgium, Valencia, Lausanne Switzerland, Weil, International Hockey Federation, Thierry Weil


Chelsea's top four hopes this season rely on the January transfer window and it's a real mess.

As each day passes this month and with all the constant speculation over player signings and moves away from Chelsea, I truly believe that any hopes we have of a top four finish will come down to who we can keep, bring back and sign this month.  Having prepared your squad in the summer and set your stall out early doors, the window is seen as an opportunity to strengthen in key areas. In Maurizio Sarri's case, it's an opportunity to begin to add to his philosophy here with the players he wan...
Tags: Facebook, Opinion, Social Media, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Italy, Belgium, Diego Costa, Atletico Madrid, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Eden Hazard, Olivier Giroud, Victor Moses


Get more shut-eye in 2019 with help from Google

After a long day, it should be easy to hit the hay at night. But far too often, just as you’re about to drift off, you decide to check why your phone just buzzed...and you’re back to square one.According to the National Sleep Foundation, most adults should aim to get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night. Many of us, including yours truly, usually don’t get there.If you want a fresh start in the new year, here are some tech tips and healthy habits that will help you catch more zzzzs ...
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AP Newsbreak: Europeans unravel big tennis match-fixing ring

PARIS (AP) — Four tennis players are in French custody on suspicion of helping an organized gambling syndicate believed to have fixed hundreds of low-tier matches. They are suspected of working for an Armenian who police call the “Maestro. Police believe the Belgium-based kingpin may have paid more than 100 players from at least half […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Paris, Belgium, Newsbreak, Maestro Police


10 Easy Pieces: The Perfect High-End Luxury Sofa

At Remodelista, we often feature sofa designs that are economical to mid-range in price, but for readers in search of a truly luxury sofa, we decided to cover our bases (plus, one can dream). There are sofas past and present that are priced upward of $60K, but in our book, expense alone does not merit quality. This roundup includes our most-dreamed-of luxury sofas, and while none of them are $60K, all tend to ring in above the $8K mark. Above: New York City atelier Dimitry & Co. designs some ...
Tags: Books, UK, Julianne Moore, New York City, US, Toronto, Furniture, Belgium, Manhattan, Seating, Knoll, 10 Easy Pieces, Sofas & Couches, Børge Mogensen, Florence Knoll, George Sherlock


Library de Kimpel

Belgium’s Library de Kimpel is the latest library featured at arch daily. Designed by Adem Architecten  the new library was part of a master plan that included turning the existing library into offices and an exhibition center and the construction of a new youth center. The project was completed in 2015. The interior of the library is designed and organized around 5 subject areas: Music, Literature and Poetry, Lifestyle and Sport, Art and Architecture and Travel. More photos here All...
Tags: Books, Public Libraries, Libraries, Belgium, Interior Design, Library Architecture, de Kimpel, Library de Kimpel, Adem Architecten


European Union set to accept minimum price deal on Argentinian biodiesel

In Belgium, Reuters reports that the European Commission is ready to accept a proposal by Argentina to set a minimum price for its biodiesel exports to Europe in lieu of anti-dumping tariffs, a proposal which stakeholders have been given until January 18 to comment upon before giving a final thumbs up, although apparently the EC hadn’t indicated what that minimum price would be. Proposed duties that are set to go into place for five years beginning Feb. 28 are between 25.0 and 33.4 percent.
Tags: Europe, European Union, European Commission, Belgium, Argentina, EC, Producer News, Biodiesel, Belgium Reuters


Liverpool, Tottenham & Everton vying for signature of Arnaut Groeneveld

As per a report from the Daily Mail, a trio of Premier League clubs have joined AC Milan in the race to sign Club Brugge standout Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld. NEC stint Groeneveld, a versatile 21-year-old winger who can also play in midfield or as a wing-back, is highly-regarded in his home country of the Netherlands. The gifted starlet came up through the youth ranks of PSV, but, before even making his senior debut at the Philips Stadium, was allowed to depart the Dutch giants for then-Eredivis...
Tags: Milan, Sport, NEC, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Netherlands, Tottenham, Everton, Belgium, Atletico Madrid, James Milner, Harry Kane, Ac Milan, Memphis Depay


Police in Portugal, Belgium break up sham marriages ring

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union’s law enforcement agency says authorities in Belgium and Portugal have dismantled a gang suspected of organizing sham marriages between mostly Portuguese women and Pakistani men. Europol says in a statement Tuesday the men were seeking to obtain residence rights in the European Union and the women were paid […]
Tags: News, European Union, Nation, Portugal, Belgium, Europol, Lisbon Portugal, Portugal Belgium